Torchlight II

PC, MAC / Action RPG / Release: Sep 20, 2012 / ESRB: NR-EC

Torchlight 2 launching September 20

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 31, 2012 6:15am PDT

The original Torchlight came out when Diablo III still seemed woefully far away, and more than filled that gaping action-RPG hole with its charming clicking ways. The sequel was once supposed to launch before but it turns out we're all still just as excited for Torchlight II...


Torchlight 2 dev explains that size matters

By John Keefer, Jul 20, 2012 3:30pm PDT

Torchlight 2 has been running in stealth mode lately until a recent update from developer Runic Games told fans that the game was in polish mode. A new post offers a comparison on just how much more involved the game will be than the original.


Torchlight clone pulled from App Store, developer making changes

By Steve Watts, Jul 20, 2012 11:30am PDT

Torchlight clone Armed Heroes has been pulled from the App Store, after Runic Games complained to Apple. EGLS, the developer of the game, claims it is making some changes, but maintains its innocence.


Torchlight 2 dev shares progress update

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 18, 2012 10:45am PDT

Runic president Travis Baldree has shared a little insight into the development of Torchlight II, and why it's taking longer than some would hope.


Torchlight 2 beta invites going out for stress test

By Alice O'Connor, May 18, 2012 6:00am PDT

If you fancy a gander at the Torchlight II beta, make sure you've signed up for the beta, as heaps more invites are going out for a stress test this weekend.


Torchlight 2 pre-orders open with free original on Steam

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 26, 2012 6:45am PDT

Undeterred by the launch of the clicking juggernaut that is Diablo III in a fortnight, Runic Games has opened pre-orders for its own action-RPG, the charming Torchlight II. You can slap your $20 down now, or club together with three chums for the $60 four-pack.


Torchlight 2 preview

By Steve Watts, Apr 10, 2012 2:00pm PDT

A hands-on look at Torchlight 2 with Runic CEO Max Schaefer's thoughts on the environments, classes, and competition with Diablo 3.


Torchlight 2 delayed to next year

By Steve Watts, Nov 17, 2011 1:15pm PST

Torchlight 2 has been moved out of this calendar year, due to more time needed to polish the game and run a beta test.


Torchlight 2 priced at $20, final class revealed

By Steve Watts, Aug 26, 2011 10:15am PDT

Runic Games has announced that Torchlight II will launch at $20, and has revealed the final playable class in the game.


Torchlight 2 would need redesign for XBLA

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 05, 2011 7:00am PDT

Runic's plans for an Xbox Live Arcade edition of action-RPG sequel Torchlight II are looking a little less certain, as the dev's revealed it would need to be "fairly comprehensively redesigned" to fit within the memory limit.


Torchlight 2 open 'Overworld' areas explained

By Xav de Matos, May 23, 2011 3:15pm PDT

Runic Games have released eight new screens for Torchlight 2 along with new details on the game's randomizes areas, which are approximately three times larger than anything seen in the original game.


Torchlight 2 Expected to Launch in Summer

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 10, 2011 1:00pm PST

Runic Games currently expects to launch its much-anticipated action-RPG sequel Torchlight II in summer--possibly in July--the indie developer has...


"I hope this Torchlight 2 better have a mulitplayer, then I would definitely buy it."

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Video Games of 2011 We Can't Wait to Play: Garnett

By Garnett Lee, Jan 28, 2011 3:30pm PST

2011 is shaping up to be a great year for video games. Here at Shacknews we've pored over the treasure trove of titles coming this year and each...


"I just couldn't enjoy Torchlight much despite always enjoying the hack-n-slash games. Not sure ..."

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Torchlight 2's Co-op Could Support 8 Players

By Brian Leahy, Jan 07, 2011 1:00pm PST

Torchlight II will be getting online co-op play and that is just awesome. Runic hasn't yet decided how many players the game will support in this mode, at this time, however. In an


"Looking forward to this. I think D3 will be a bit too hardcore for me as I never really got ..."

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Torchlight 2 Co-op Shown in First Trailer

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 18, 2010 7:20am PDT

Your reward for sitting through fifty seconds of Torchlight review quotes in the first Torchlight II trailer will be a deli


"A lot of things was horrible in Torchlight. The biggest issues was the really un-creative ..."

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